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Clearance by Matthew Dolan.
The referee blows for the end of the match.
David Connolly comes on in place of Jed Wallace.
Trevor Carson takes the free kick.
Matthew Dolan challenges Jed Wallace unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Matthew Dolan.
Scott Flinders restarts play with the free kick.
Jack Baldwin fouled by Ryan Bird, the ref awards a free kick.
Matthew Dolan crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Ricky Holmes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Simon Walton.
(Portsmouth) makes a substitution, with Danny East coming on for Andy Barcham.
Foul by Ryan Bird on Jack Baldwin, free kick awarded.
Centre by Jonathan Franks.
Matthew Dolan takes the free kick.
Johnny Ertl challenges Andy Monkhouse unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick taken by Scott Flinders.
Antony Sweeney on for James Poole.
The referee blows for offside against Ricky Holmes.
Corner taken by Ricky Holmes.
Michael Duckworth takes the free kick.
Ryan Bird concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Baldwin.
Free kick taken by Trevor Carson.
Christian Burgess concedes a free kick for a foul on Sonny Bradley.
Matthew Dolan restarts play with the free kick.
Jonathan Franks replaces Jack Compton.
Johnny Ertl challenges Neil Austin unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Michael Duckworth takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Trevor Carson parries the effort to safety.
Shot by Jack Compton missed to the left of the target.
Joe Devera takes a shot.
Corner taken by Ricky Holmes from the right by-line.
Shot by Andy Barcham missed to the right of the net.
Trevor Carson restarts play with the free kick.
Matthew Dolan concedes a free kick for a foul on Jed Wallace.
The match restarts for the second half.
The ref blows to end the first period.
Clearance made by Andy Monkhouse.
Ricky Holmes takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jed Wallace by Andy Monkhouse.
Simon Walton takes a shot. Trevor Carson catches the ball.
Ryan Bird makes a clearance.
Corner taken by Jack Compton from the right by-line.
Free kick crossed by Matthew Dolan.
A cross is delivered by Andy Monkhouse.
Ryan Bird gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Baldwin.
Andy Monkhouse takes a shot.
Free kick taken by Matthew Dolan.
Foul by Johnny Ertl on James Poole, free kick awarded.
Ryan Bird has an effort at goal. Scott Flinders parries the effort to safety.
Foul by Andy Monkhouse on Andy Barcham, free kick awarded.
The referee blows for offside against Matthew Dolan.
Ryan Bird has an effort at goal. Scott Flinders parries the ball away.
Strike comes in from Jack Compton from the free kick which clears the crossbar.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Poole by Johnny Ertl.
Michael Duckworth sends in a cross.
Corner taken by Matthew Dolan.
Matthew Dolan takes a shot and cleared the bar.
Ricky Holmes challenges Michael Duckworth unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Ryan Bird is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
Andy Monkhouse is caught offside.
Ryan Bird is caught offside.
Clearance by Ricky Holmes.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Ricky Holmes.
The ball is sent over by Andy Barcham.
Simon Walton takes the free kick.
Jack Whatmough challenges James Poole unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Jack Baldwin restarts play with the free kick.
The referee gets the game underway.
Monkhouse set for Pools return
Hartlepool midfielder Andy Monkhouse will return to contention for the home game against Portsmouth following suspension.
Monkhouse missed the midweek defeat at Bury due to a one-game ban, but should go straight back into the starting line-up as boss Colin Cooper considers one or two changes.
Cooper, who has no new injury or suspension problems, will have Matty Dolan available again after the Middlesbrough midfielder extended his loan spell at Victoria Park for another month in time to play on Tuesday night.
Midfield trio Antony Sweeney, Jordan Richards and Brad Walker are all in contention to return to the starting line-up.
Managerless Portsmouth will check on Patrick Agyemang.
The striker has missed Pompey's last two matches after aggravating a thigh injury during the 4-0 defeat by AFC Wimbledon a fortnight ago and remains a doubt.
Caretaker boss Andy Awford sprang a surprise by handing 17-year-old defender Jack Whatmough a debut in Tuesday's 2-1 defeat by Southend at the expense of Bondz N'Gala and the youngster could keep his place.
Midfielder Gavin Mahon has left the club at the end of his short-term contract, having missed the last three matches through suspension anyway.
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